The autumn session of the PACE, which kicked off earlier in the day in Strasbourg, France, will run until October 2.
"The most important thing is how we recreate the production way, because there are many problems of our industry. We need to restore the industry and the private sector of economy," Dimitris Vitsas from the ruling Syriza party said, stressing that boosting agriculture is central to this issue.
He noted that if the goal is achieved, the country's GDP would grow, which in turn would fund public health and education services and Greece would be better able to protect the poor and create jobs.
"I think the situation is strong now. I think that till March when the IMF [International Monetary Fund] program ends, the negotiations will go on [with international creditors]. And the main thing is public debt, how we can deal with it," he added.
The lawmaker underscored that the first thing the Greek government should do is protect the poor.
The Greek economy has been severely strained for several years, as Athens tries to repay its multi-billion-dollar debt to the IMF, the European Central Bank and eurozone countries.